Working Man's Cafe

Album: Working Man's Cafe (2007)
  • Looking for the working man's café
    In the shopping center of the town
    Looking for somewhere to fit in
    In among the retail outlets

    Bought a pair of new designer pants
    Where the fruit and veg man used to stand
    I always used to see him there
    Selling old apples and pears

    Chatting up the pretty girls
    With knocked off goods in the van

    Don't you know he was a working man
    Long ago he was a working man
    And we sat in the working man's café
    The working man's café

    Everything around me seems unreal
    Everywhere I go it looks and feels like America
    We've really come a long way down this road
    Improving our surroundings as we go
    Changing our roots and culture
    But don't you know

    Long ago there was a working man
    Don't you know we were all working men
    And we'd sit and pass the time of day
    At the working man's café

    I thought I knew you then but will I know you now?
    There's gotta be a place for us to meet
    I'll call you when I've found it
    I only hope that life has made us a little more grounded
    Hey man, I see you now.

    Oh oh, we were all working men
    And here we are at the working man's café

    It's really good to see us come so far
    But haven't we forgotten who we are
    Taking out a larger loan
    Equity relief and mortgages

    We all seem to pass the time of day
    Online at the internet cafe
    And if you forget my face
    In case you've forgotten just who I am
    I'm the kid with the greasy spoon
    Firmly held in my hand

    Don't you know I was a working man
    Long ago we were all working men
    And we sat and spent the time of day
    At the working man's café
    Yeah, at the working man's café Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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